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Voodoos face Lumberjacks in opening round

Voodoos meet Lumberjacks in playoff series for a third time.
The Voodoos celebrate a Thomas Gazich second period tally which made it 5-0. Photo by Chris Dawson/BayToday.

The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League released Monday the game schedule for its East Division playoff match-up between the Hearst Lumberjacks and Powassan Voodoos.

Action in the best-of-seven set will all feature 7 p.m. start times with playing beginning Saturday, March 25 at Claude Larose Recreation Centre in Hearst.

The Lumberjacks then host Game 2 on Sunday, March 26.

Moving to the Powassan Sportsplex for Games 3 and 4, the Voodoos will serve as the home team on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.

In needed, Game 5 is slated for Friday, March 31, while a Game 6, if necessary, goes Sunday, April 2 in Powassan.

Should the series go the maximum, it will be decided Tuesday, April 4 at Claude Larose.

Remaining NOJHL playoff contests will be announced by the NOJHL once finalized.

NOJHL East Division semifinal
Hearst Lumberjacks vs. Powassan Voodoos
Best-of-seven series  

Game 1: Saturday, March 25 @ Hearst 7 p.m.(Claude Larose Recreation Centre)
Game 2: Sunday, March 26 @ Hearst 7 p.m.(Claude Larose Recreation Centre)
Game 3: Tuesday, March 28 @ Powassan 7 p.m. (Powassan Sportsplex)
Game 4: Wednesday, March 29 @ Powassan 7 p.m. (Powassan Sportsplex)
Game 5*: Friday, March 31 @ Hearst 7 p.m.(Claude Larose Recreation Centre)
Game 6*: Sunday, April 2 @ Powassan 7 p.m.(Powassan Sportsplex)
Game 7*: Tuesday, April 4 @ Hearst 7 p.m.(Claude Larose Recreation Centre)
*-if necessary